Workplace Relationships: The Love Contract

85-TEG-Staff-2014-CropMarla Rybowiak, Director of Operations | Feb 14, 2017
It’s that time of year, when love is in the air.  But what if love is in your workplace, too? Many organizations either prohibit or frown upon intimate relationships in...

We Just Hired a Great Candidate – Now What?

85-TEG-Staff-2014-CropMarla Rybowiak, Director of Operations | Sep 30, 2016
One of the most time-consuming and critical decisions we make is hiring the right candidate.  We read every word of a person’s cover letter and resume, scan the candidate’s...

Take the Time Up Front to Find the Best Employees

85-TEG-Staff-2014-CropMarla Rybowiak, Director of Operations | Jun 14, 2016
So often, no thought goes into recruiting until an employee leaves.  However, that’s probably too late.  If done correctly, recruiting is a perfect opportunity to find the best person...

Attracting and Retaining the Best of the Millennial Generation

85-TEG-Staff-2014-CropMarla Rybowiak, Director of Operations | Mar 1, 2016
In a 2015 Pew Research analysis of the U.S. Census, researchers identified that Millennials (born 1981-2000) are now the largest generational group in the U.S. workforce.  Considering their fast...

Shared Work: An Alternative to Laying Off Employees

85-TEG-Staff-2014-CropMarla Rybowiak, Director of Operations | Nov 18, 2015
The thought of having to lay off employees is daunting:  How will it affect the employees’ and their families’ wellbeing? What will the community think of us?  Will the...